ag·​ri·​o·​type | \ ˈa-grē-ə-ˌtīp \
plural -s

Definition of agriotype

: a wild form regarded as ancestral to a domesticated one an agriotype of the domestic cat

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First Known Use of agriotype

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agriotype

agrio- + type

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“Agriotype.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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